Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 7822/2020 - 07/08/2020
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 28,0 T + 28,0 TP + 14,0 OT
- Susana Isabel Caetano Domingos
Intermediate knowledge of the English language.
By the end of the semester, students should be able to:
- Use technical vocabulary in the fields of Tourism Principles, Hotel Management, Business English, as well as Food and Beverages;
- Produce sentences of intermediate complexity;
- retrieve as much information as possible from a monolingual Advanced Learner's Dictionary; and
- Write small professional texts, such as: emails, formal letter
5 - Gender Equality;
10 - Reduced Inequalities.
- Tourism (Main tourism concepts and definitions: tourist, visitor, excursionist, travel, journey, voyage, tour, trip, amongst others);
- Tourism Destinations (Types of tourism, the weather, travelling)
- Business English (types of lodging, contacts with clients, suppliers, colleagues and superior staff, food and beverages, numbers, prices, discounts, directions, advising places to visit, correspondence formal - letters and emails)
- Dictionary work;
- Intermediate grammar structures.
Continuous Assessment guidelines:
Speaking and Reading: 25%
Oral presentation: 25%
Final evaluation written tests: 50%
Students must obtain a minimum of 8 points in each of the evaluation items for average purposes. An average of 9,5 is required to skip the final exam.
Exam for those who failed or didn't attend the test. The exam is made up of a written component (50%) and of an oral component (50%). Those who fail to achieve 8,5 points in the written component will not be deemed eligible for taking the oral component.
- Hornby, A. (2010). Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. (Vol. --). (pp. -----). Oxford: O.U.P.
- Murphy, R. (2006). English Grammar in Use Cambridge. (Vol. ---). (pp. -----). Cambridge: C.U.P.
- Strutt, P. e Dubicka, I. e OKeeffe, M. (2013). English for International Tourism Intermediate. (Vol. --). (pp. -----). Harlow, UK: Pearson Education Limited.
- Wyatt, R. (2005). Check Your English Vocabulary for Leisure, Travel and Tourism. . (Vol. --). (pp. -----). London: Bloomsbury
Practical and theoretical classes a considerable component of written and oral exercises. Several digital tools will be used as learning enhancers.
Software used in class